Recently I was able to help my host mom make biscuiți and plăcinte. It was a neat experience to make these delicious foods, one that was used for our snack for a few days and another we had for dinner that night. I learned a lot in a few hours, and created some new memories along […]Read more "In the Kitchen"
I can not believe another month has come and gone. This month felt rather busy and I’m sure December will be just the same. I’m looking forward to the upcoming Month and here on the blog, I’m excited to bring you some new material I have in the works. Looking back this month, 8 additional […]Read more "November-in-Review"
Every November 11th in America, we honor all veterans who have fought for and defended our country. We simply call the day, Veterans’ Day, but some countries throughout the world call it Armistice Day. This day to honor veterans originated after the end of the First World War as a way to honor the millions […]Read more "Veterans’ Day Abroad"
This past week has been fairly busy. To summarize, my 6-year-old host niece stayed the week with my host parents and me. We played a lot of cards, watched some tv, colored, and had a blast hanging out. In addition to hosting a new guest, my work partner and I had a meeting with my […]Read more "First Week of November"
It seems Fall (Autumn) is here to stay. I’ve been impressed with the all the foliage as it’s changed to many vibrant shades of auburn and gold. These pictures in no way capture the full beauty of the Fall Season here in Moldova, but here is just a glimpse of what I have seen. Around […]Read more "Fall Views"
I’ve recently been reflecting on the early days of my stay in Moldova. There are so many memories and stories. Thinking about all the people I met and all the experiences and knowledge I gained puts a smile on my face just thinking about it now. Before I moved to my current town, I lived […]Read more "A Host Brother Story- From Teacher to Student"
Today I had a unique and fun experience. With my host family, I was invited to eat at my host mom’s friend’s house. I was excited to get to see someone else’s house and to reconnect with this lady, as I had met her on several occasions. When we arrived to the house, I witnessed […]Read more "Bar-B-Que’s"